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Mining News Pro - The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais is hoping to win at least 28 billion reais ($5.3 billion) from a compensation deal with miner Vale SA after the 2019 Brumadinho deadly dam burst, a senior state official said on Wednesday.

Mining News Pro - The total volume of iron ore dispatched to global destinations from Australia and Brazil was 29.7 million tonnes from December 21-27, the highest since June 2019, according to a survey from Mysteel.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian mining regulator ANM announced that it will hold a public hearing on new guidelines to tighten safety rules and inspections of mining dams.

Mining News Pro - Brazil’s lower house has created a special commission to evaluate talks between Vale and Minas Gerais state officials over compensation for the Brumadinho tailings dam collapse.

Mining News Pro - The head of the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, where Vale’s Brumadinho dam collapsed in January 2019, leaving 270 people dead, has rejected the miner’s proposed settlement of around 21 billion reais ($3.97bn).

Mining News Pro - A mining project seen as a priority by the Brazilian government would turn the nation into a uranium exporter and reduce its fertilizer import needs if it proceeds.

Mining News Pro - The High Court of Manchester, northwestern England, blocked on Monday a £5 billion ($6.6bn) lawsuit against BHP over a devastating dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Brazil in 2015, which killed 19 people and became the worst environmental disaster in the country’s history.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian federal prosecutors have accused mining giants BHP and Vale of colluding with a lawyer to reduce compensation for victims of a fatal dam collapse and interfere with a landmark lawsuit against BHP in the UK.

Mining News Pro - Ilson Mateus, founder of Grupo Mateus SA, became the latest Brazilian to join the ranks of the world’s wealthiest after his food retailing chain went public in the country’s biggest IPO this year.

Mining News Pro - Brazil niobium miner Companhia Brasileira de Metalurgia e Mineração (CBMM) has inked a deal with British high-performance luxury carmaker Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) to supply niobium for the production of ultra-light, high-speed cars.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian iron ore exports increased 18.5% in September compared to the same period last year, to 37.86 million tonnes, after Vale increased the pace of production.

Mining News Pro - Brazilian federal and state prosecutors have asked a court to re-open a multi-billion-dollar civil action lawsuit against miners Samarco, Vale SA and BHP for damages caused by the Fundao dam burst in 2015, authorities said on Thursday.

Mining News Pro - Fitch has upgraded the credit rating of Brazilian miner Vale, saying the iron ore producer has lowered its chances of default after improving dam safety since a deadly disaster in 2019, the rating agency said in a note on Tuesday.

Mining News Pro - Diversified miner Vale is making further progress in its strategy of replacing fossil fuels, with the announcement this week that it is installing Brazil’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) at a port in Rio de Janeiro to supply electrical demand.

Mining News Pro - Horizonte Minerals announced on Wednesday that it has executed a mandate to arrange a senior secured project finance facility of up to $325 million to fund the construction and development of its flagship Araguaia nickel project in Para state in Brazil.

Mining News Pro - For the Krenak indigenous people who live along the Rio Doce in southeastern Brazil, the waterway was their community’s lifeblood, a source of food and spiritual presence, where children were baptized and learned to swim.

Mining News Pro - Anglo-Australian miner BHP has dismissed as pointless and wasteful a £5-billion English lawsuit by 200 000 Brazilian people and groups over the 2015 collapse of a dam that led to Brazil`s worst environmental disaster.

Mining News Pro - The positive performance of Brazilian mining, even with the ongoing pandemic, reflects expectations of improvement in the country’s economy, said Minister of Mines and Energy Bento Albuquerque on Thursday.brazil, covid19,

Mining News Pro - More than 200,000 Brazilian people and groups will next week kick off a 5 billion-pound ($6.3 billion) lawsuit against Anglo-Australian miner BHP in Britain over a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil’s worst environmental disaster.

Mining News Pro - More than 200 000 Brazilian people and groups will next week kick off a five-billion-pound lawsuit against Anglo-Australian miner BHP in Britain over a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil`s worst environmental disaster.

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